NEWS INDEX: Lexus
Lexus ES returning to Australia
26th February, 2013
The all-new front-wheel drive ES carries on the model's
reputation for space, comfort and straight-line stability while offering greater levels of driving
performance from its wider, longer and lower platform .....
All-new Lexus IS unveiled
24th January, 2013
In conjunction with a dramatic new design featuring the
Lexus spindle grille, the new IS has been engineered to provide outstanding dynamic capabilities .....
Lexus lifts the lid on another F Sport model
22nd October, 2012
F Sport has definitely resonated with Australian Lexus customers, with
almost 50 per cent of IS 350 sales and one-third of CT 200h sales being F Sport models .....
Lexus adding hybrid F Sport to new LS range
21st September, 2012
LS 600h will become Lexus' first all-wheel drive F Sport sedan - ensuring
all 327 kilowatts are transferred to the road, aiding a 0-100 km/h sprint time of 6.3 seconds .....
Lexus reveal the new LS
31st July, 2012
The new LS has 3,000 improvements and component changes,
including three world firsts and no less than 14 Lexus firsts - and it will be here in Australia in early
Chrome for an aussie Lexus LFA
20th July, 2012
An Australian owner of a $700,000 (approx) Lexus LFA super car has
taken their vehicle to the extreme .....
New-look Lexus RX released
2nd July, 2012
Lexus has launched the new-look RX range, featuring greater
driving dynamics, a new model, greater drivetrain choice, bold styling and increased value .....
Lexus GS 450h arrives in June
22nd May, 2012
Lexus Australia will launch its most efficient GS model yet - the
all-new second generation GS 450h in June 2012. Featuring an advanced petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain, the
all-new GS 450h will be priced* from $99,900* .....
Lexus LX 570 updated
6th May, 2012
Lexus Australia has introduced its new-look LX 570 with new
features, revised model line-up and more competitive pricing than its predecessor .....
Lexus GS released
13th April, 2012
Featuring an all-new model line-up, engine variants, design
and on-board technology, the new Lexus GS has been engineered to deliver the space, comfort, power, features
and driving dynamics demanded from a grand touring sports sedan .....
Lexus GS prices announced
29th February, 2012
Set to arrive in April, Lexus' new GS 250 and GS 350 models will
feature sharp pricing across three variants, starting from $77,900* for the GS 250 Luxury model .....
Lexus LX 570 update on the way
13th January, 2012
Sporting a bold new front end and new on-board technology, Lexus
has refreshed its LX 570 by adopting Lexus' signature spindle grille, new 20-inch alloy wheel design, exterior
styling and onboard technology .....
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Lexus LF-LC coupe concept
22nd December, 2011
Taking the new Lexus design direction one step further, the LF-LC 2+2
sport coupe will be unveiled next month in USA at the Detroit Motor Show .....
Lexus GS unveiled in USA
19th August, 2011
The new model combines dynamic styling, precise handling,
innovative technology and a spacious, luxurious interior .....
29th July, 2011
The new Lexus GS has also been engineered to provide a more
engaging and dynamic driving experience and the highest levels of refinement .....
Lexus Landaulet for Prince Albert II of Monaco
27th June, 2011
A unique, full hybrid Lexus LS 600h L Landaulet fitted with a
one-piece transparent polycarbonate roof will serve as the royal wedding car when Prince Albert II of Monaco marries
Carlene Wittstock in Monte Carlo on 2nd July .....
Lexus CT200h released
26th April, 2011
Starting at $39,990*, CT 200h will open up the Lexus brand to a
host of new and existing customers - those wanting to enter the luxury market, those wanting to downsize to a
stylish and sporty hatchback, and those who wish to take advantage of the CT 200h's unique hybrid driveline .....
Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept for New York
6th April, 2011
Lexus has announced that the LF-Gh hybrid concept will make its world
debut at the 2011 New York Motor Show .....
Lexus CT 200h arrives in March
23rd February, 2011
The all-new Lexus CT 200h hybrid hatch will bring new levels of
technology, equipment and customer service to the compact luxury segment when it launches locally late next month .....
Lexus shows two modified IS Fs
30th January, 2011
One of Japan's largest custom car show recently revealed the sporting
side of Lexus with two tuned and modified IS Fs* on display at the Tokyo Auto Salon .....
Lexus CT 200h released in Japan
16th January, 2011
Lexus launched the hybrid-only "CT 200h"1, its first
entry in the premium-compact segment in Japan last week. And it will be coming to Australia this year .....
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Updated Lexus IS F released
12th December, 2010
Performance revisions extend to the IS F's suspension, where
significant re-tuning work improves ride comfort and high-speed stability under all driving conditions .....
Lexus RX updated
30th November, 2010
The new Advanced Pre-Collision Safety System, however, also
applies the vehicle's brakes if the driver fails to do so .....
Lexus IS 350 released
10th November, 2010
Lexus Australia has boosted the IS model line-up with the
introduction of the powerful new IS 350 sedan. Slotting between the IS 250 and IS F variants, the new IS 350 will
deliver 233 kW of power and 378 Nm of torque. The launch of IS 350 coincides with new styling and features for the
IS sedan range .....
Lexus CT 200h F Sport revealed
15th October, 2010
Lexus has revealed the CT 200h F Sport in advance of the model's
introduction to Australia in the first half of 2011 .....
Lexus SC 430 production concludes
26th August, 2010
Lexus has ended production of the SC 430 after almost a decade.
The SC 430 was Lexus' first two-door hard-top coupe-convertible. It paved the way for the evolution of Lexus'
design philosophy which culminated in the L-finesse inspired vehicles of today .....
More details: Lexus CT 200h
16th August, 2010
Far from being a standard hybrid, the new CT 200h - the first
Lexus for the luxury small car market - has been the subject of innovative, detailed chassis engineering to
ensure the CT 200h is a true driver's car .....
Lexus IS 350 set to perform
25th May, 2010
Lexus' forthcoming IS 350 sedan will develop the highest
specific output of any of its naturally aspirated six-cylinder rivals when it launches late this year .....
Lexus CT 200h bound for Australia
29th April, 2010
Due on sale in the first half of 2011, the CT 200h will become
the fourth hybrid Lexus model available in Australia .....
Lexus LFA to take on the 'ring
29th March, 2010
It will be the first time the production LFA is seen in
'full-blooded' competition, taking on one of the world's most challenging circuits .....
Lexus LS 600hL upgraded
9th March, 2010
Lexus' full hybrid LS 600hL flagship gains a range of
technological and styling improvements for the 2010 model year .....
Lexus CT 200h set for 2011 release
28th February, 2010
Entering production in late 2010 and set for sale worldwide, the
full hybrid model will provide a new gateway to the Lexus range and attract new, younger customers to the brand .....
Lexus to expand IS range with 350
22nd February, 2010
Australia will become one of only four countries to receive the
powerful IS 350 sedan, joining the United States, Canada and Japan .....
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Lexus upgrades IS 250 range
6th October, 2009
Inspired by the range-topping, high-performance IS F sedan, and
based on IS 250 Sports, the new Lexus IS 250 F-Sport gains additional design and comfort enhancements .....
Lexus presents LF-Ch concept
24th September, 2009
Lexus LF-Ch concept combines compact dimensions, stylish five-door, full
hybrid technology and low emissions to satisfy the most demanding customer requirements and to appeal to a new, younger
generation of customers .....
Lexus IS 250C arrives
4th September, 2009
Dynamically, the Lexus IS 250C has been designed to combine the
driving performance traits of a sedan, with the open air enjoyment of a convertible .....
Lexus IS-F cops a Policing role in UK
28th July, 2009
The Lexus IS-F has a performance tuned 5.0-litre V8 engine capable
of reaching 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds .....
Lexus announces prices for new convertible
15th July, 2009
Lexus IS 250C will come to market with three model grades,
starting at a sharp $79,900* for the Prestige model .....
Lexus Increases Hybrid Battery Warranty
29th June, 2009
Lexus Australia has announced it will increase all Lexus HV (hybrid) battery
warranties to eight years or 160,000 kilometres, whichever occurs sooner .....
Lexus RX 450h Released Locally
16th June, 2009
The petrol-electric hybrid will consume 6.4 litres of fuel per
100 km and emit 150 grammes of CO2 - an emissions figure not achieved by any other luxury SUV in Australia .....
Lexus IS 250C Proved In Harsh Australian Sun
9th June, 2009
The all-new Lexus IS 250C has undergone an intensive development
testing programme that took in some of the harshest conditions - including the Australian outback .....
Lexus RX 450h Continues Hybrid Firsts
19th May, 2009
The debut of all-new Lexus RX 450h will herald another hybrid
world-first for Lexus, the introduction of the world's only Atkinson Cycle V6 engine in a hybrid .....
Lexus Adds Sporting Package To IS 250
7th April, 2009
The new Sports Package adds unique 18 inch split
five-spoke alloy wheels, satellite navigation, aluminium pedals and sports suspension .....
Lexus Sells Its 15,000th RX In Australia
18th March, 2009
The milestone was achieved on the eve of the launch of the all
new third generation RX 350, after just six years on sale .....
Lexus Announces Class Leading Emissions & Economy For New RX 450h
15th March, 2009
On sale from mid-2009, the new full hybrid crossover is the high
performance flagship of the RX range, which now enters its third-generation .....
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Lexus LF-C concept car
26th August, 2004
Paris Motor Show will be the location for the European debut of the
Lexus LF-C concept which originally appeared in April 2004 at the New York Motor Show ......
Lexus LF-C concept
9th April, 2004
Lexus reveal the direction their IS300 may be heading when
they showed the LF-C concept car at the 2004 New York Motor Show .....
Lexus LF-C Sports Coupe Concept Car
28th March, 2004
A new V8 powered concept car will be unveiled at the New York
Motor Show next month .....
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